Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 82 38
Rank change year-on-year +45 -44 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 149 65 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.64% 2.89% 5.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 2.99% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 95 59 92
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £34,250 £29,950 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2130 2171 2429
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 96.45% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1178 1572
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 109 (73.15%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (40.94%) Business Analysis
4 53 (35.57%) User Stories
5 50 (33.56%) Finance
6 42 (28.19%) SQL
7 33 (22.15%) Scrum
8 29 (19.46%) GAP Analysis
8 29 (19.46%) Data Modelling
9 25 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (15.44%) SDLC
10 23 (15.44%) Business Process Modelling
11 21 (14.09%) Requirements Engineering
12 19 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
13 18 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (10.74%) Banking
15 15 (10.07%) MS Visio
16 12 (8.05%) Oracle
17 11 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (7.38%) Migration
17 11 (7.38%) Business Process Mapping
18 10 (6.71%) Coaching
18 10 (6.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 10 (6.71%) Requirements Management
19 9 (6.04%) Waterfall
19 9 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (6.04%) Project Management
20 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
20 8 (5.37%) Analytics

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.68%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.03%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) JIRA
2 4 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.68%) Toad
3 2 (1.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 50 (33.56%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Banking
3 5 (3.36%) Advertising
3 5 (3.36%) Games
3 5 (3.36%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.01%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Electronics
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Back Office
6 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) User Experience
3 2 (1.34%) Mobile Games
3 2 (1.34%) Social Media
4 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (73.15%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (40.94%) Business Analysis
4 53 (35.57%) User Stories
5 33 (22.15%) Scrum
6 29 (19.46%) Data Modelling
6 29 (19.46%) GAP Analysis
7 23 (15.44%) Business Process Modelling
7 23 (15.44%) SDLC
8 21 (14.09%) Requirements Engineering
9 19 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.38%) Business Process Mapping
11 11 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.38%) Migration
12 10 (6.71%) Coaching
12 10 (6.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 10 (6.71%) Requirements Management
13 9 (6.04%) Project Management
13 9 (6.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.19%) SQL
2 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.34%) Java
4 1 (0.67%) PHP
4 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.70%) Degree
2 7 (4.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) MiFID
3 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.34%) EMIR
5 1 (0.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 12 (8.05%) Oracle
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.01%) SAP
4 2 (1.34%) Avaloq
4 2 (1.34%) Charles River
5 1 (0.67%) Intel
5 1 (0.67%) Teradata